Here Are The Oldest Photos Ever Taken In Illinois And They’re Incredible

If you’ve ever rifled through Grandma’s old photo albums, you may have come across some ancient pictures from a time long gone. We did some digging ourselves and found several shots you need to see. Black and off-white, blurry, and sometimes a little odd, these are 10 of oldest photos taken in Illinois.

We became a state two years after cameras were first invented, so much of our history is properly preserved in still shots. Keep scrolling to see ancient images of Illinois.

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